Navy unveiled guided missile destroyer INS Imphal under project 15B
Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba has unveiled the 3rd ship guided missile destroyer Imphal under Project 15B at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders, Mumbai. The ship weighs 3,037 tonnes. The Project 15B ships have been designed indigenously by the Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design. Each ship spans 163 metres in length and 17.4 metres at beam and displaces 7,300 tonnes. These ships will be propelled by four gas turbines to achieve speed in excess of 30 knots.